Best Mechanic

11th Street Auto Repair

Respectful. Honest. Punctual. Frank Sauer and his small staff at 11th Street not only keep your car fit enough to slalom the Schuylkill; they do it with the sort of professionalism one rarely sees anywhere these days. Service-people of Philly, a gauntlet has been thrown down.

820 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-928-0376


2011 WINNER, Mechanic

Midcity Tire and Auto

709 Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Because there are few things we appreciate more than the guys at Midcity giving it to us straight about the brakes that can wait and the tires that need replacing now. Staying open through last winter’s snowstorms? That was nice, too. Read more »

2010 WINNER, Mechanic

Jeff Kirby at Tires Etc.

515 West Baltimore Pike, Clifton Heights, PA

With more than 18 years of experience, Jeff Kirby has seen (and can explain) it all. And if his waiting area’s 42-inch flat-screen TV, cushy leather chairs, grime-free bathroom, wi-fi and icy sodas aren’t enough to make you feel welcome in the strange and gritty land of auto repair, his joking banter, crush-worthy dimples and… Read more »